The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, September 19, 2008


Meet Greg Lee, Carlisle’s new postmaster

Those who have stopped by the Carlisle Post Office to buy stamps, send off packages to students away at college or collect the mail that was held for summer vacation have had an opportunity for the past several months to meet Carlisle’s new Postmaster Greg Lee. He was appointed in April, when former Postmaster Bill Ponte retired. ...more

The Great Hurricane of 1938: 70 years later

Fall is lovely in Carlisle, but it is the peak season for hurricanes. Starting in late August the steering currents and weather patterns of the Atlantic present favorable conditions for storms to ride up the eastern seaboard, with some making landfall on the New England coast. ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Return of the Blanding’s Turtles

On the weekend of Old Home Day, 2005, Nancy Weiss discovered a Blanding’s Turtle laying eggs in her yard (Mosquito online archive, July 1, 2005). They hatched on September 5 (Labor Day) and because the species is threatened, they were put into the state Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP) for raising until they were larger and less susceptible ...more

Susan Lehotsky debuts as an artist

Susan Lehotsky, a West Street resident for about ten years, has studied and practiced fine art almost all her life. Aside from her teachers and immediate family, however, no one really knows about it. That is about to change. ...more

The Mosquito Dines Out

A night in Spain with fabulous food and Salsa dancing – and all located in Chelmsford. Most of you probably know the only kind of Salsa that Alex, my husband, knows well; it comes on a plate.  He likes to see dancers, but quick maneuvers on a dance floor do not flow with his mathematical nature.   ...more

Gardner Museum welcomes Carlisle Council on Aging

Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840 – 1924) is well known as Boston’s patroness of the arts, muse for writers such as Henry James and leader of a salon scene that included lavish parties at her Fenway Court home, now the Gardner Museum. She is also remembered for flaunting her wealth, scandalizing the Boston Brahmins, ignoring building codes and import laws ...more

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